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front door. the message painted on the door was a bible verse...leviticus chapter 20 verse 13. that verse, paraphrased, says if a man lies with a man as with a woman...he should be put to death. candidate schwartz and logun buckley say as a gay couple there's no way that's anything but a direct threat. " it scared me, honestly i take it as a death threat to my home " "i'm so frustrated, so angry, scared and those were the feelings as i saw these words " the candidate says a group called cedar valley patriots for christ has fanned the flames recently on social media about his campaign opposing him due to his sexual orientation. but one leader of the group denied any involvement by members with the vandalism. he says he personally believes this is a trick by gay rights supporters to get
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" this is right out of their playbook right before an election, cause a hoax to gain sympathy and support to win an election " saul says he has offered help from his group's members to pay to repair any of the vandalism damage as a goodwill gesture. schwartz is still convinced there's a connection between the social media campaign against him and what he considers an obvious hate crime. schwartz says he had some campaign signs stolen and vandalized before, something that happens with many candidates. but he believes what happened at his home crossed a line. live in waterloo, dave franzman kcrg tv9 news. the presidential candidates and their running mates are campaigning all across the
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presidential candidate mike pence to fort dodge this afternoon. congressman steve king introduce him to the stage. pence started off by saying he appreciated his introduction as a christian, conservative and republican. pence went on to call his running mate donald trump a fighter and a winner. "and until very recently it seemed like he was out there fighting on his own. but now this movement is coming together, iowa is coming together and we're going to elect donald trump as the next president of the united states of pence also spoke about veterans issues, obamacare and encouraged people to pray for our country. today's quinnipiac university poll shows trump and democrat hillary clinton tied in iowa. that's in a four person race including libertarian party candidate gary johnson and green party candidate jill stein. both trump and clinton take 44 percent, johnson 4 percent and stein 1
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post poll shows clinton still leading trump nationally by six points. wikileaks released another batch of hacked emails today. they show how donors to the clinton foundation were encouraged to hire former president bill clinton for lucrative speaking engagements. "just imagine what they'll do given the chance to once again control the oval office. and we've had enough honestly i think we've had enough of the clintons." "yesterday, when he heard that a retired army colonel college said that donald doesn't understand military strategy, trump said 'i'll teach him a couple things.' well actually, donald, you're the one that has a lot to learn about the military and everything else that makes america great." clinton's campaign says it will not comment on the wikileaks emails. tomorrow
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cedar rapids. at 1:15 in the afternoon, clinton will speak outside of the newbo city market. then at 7, trump will speak at the mcgrath amphitheatre. meteorologist joe winters joins us now. joe, it's been a windy, cool day. but a warm-up is on its way? thursday was a battle to get rid of the low clouds and drizzle across eastern iowa. tonight a into the start of our friday. with a southerly flow of air returning to the state the mercury jumps significantly tomorrow with highs in the lower to middle 70s common. quiet weather continues through the weekend with a treat of a day ahead on halloween. have a great night. tonight: mostly clear. wind: s 5-10. low: 45 tomorrow: partly cloudy. breezy and milder. wind: s 15-25. high: 74 bruce and beth... authorities are accusing an
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about 38 thousand dollars from his ailing father in dubuque. jeffrey kass faces a charge of dependent adult abuse- exploitation. he allegedly took 20 thousand dollars from a joint account he had with his father and used the money to pay off a loan and a credit card. court documents show he then took 18 thousand dollar what he owed his parents in a civil lawsuit judgment. police say kass has acknowledged spending his father's money, but he's denied using it on loans or credit cards. federal agents have made arrests in an international phone scam that's targeted thousands of people, including some in eastern iowa. the arrests include 20 suspects in six states here in the u-s along with charges against dozens more in india. the whole thing starts with
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i-r-s. the scammers tell victims they owe tax money, and if they don't pay it within a certain time period, police will arrive to arrest them. one woman says a caller convinced her to pay nearly seven thousand dollars in alleged tax debt relating to her cancer treatment. "i said you're dealing with someone that's a cancer victim here. there's got to be some level of grace for this - but there wasn't." the i-r-s says it never calls and demands immediate these scam calls, do not pay anything. instead, report it to police. iowa state university says racist posters appeared on their campus this morning. these are pictures of those posters. the university put out a letter stating people found them in about 20 locations on campus. the university says while it supports freedom of expression, discrimination and harassment go against their policies. the posters are similar to
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month. someone posted the fliers october 10th and this past sunday. if students see more fliers, they're urged to let the university know through the new hawk watch app. school started about two months ago in cedar rapids, but one teacher just started working monday. we explain why she's now in the classroom teaching kindergartene rs. stay with tv9. thursday was a battle to get
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tonight a clear sky is expected continuing into the start of our friday. with a southerly flow of air returning to the state the mercury jumps significantly tomorrow with highs in the lower
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weather continues through the weekend with a treat of a day ahead on halloween. have a great night. tonight: mostly clear. wind: s 5-10. low: 45 tomorrow: partly cloudy. breezy and milder. wind: s 15-25. high: 74 tom. night: partly cloudy. wind: sw 5-15. low: 55 saturday: partly cloudy. cloudy. high: 61 low: 46 monday: partly cloudy. breezy and milder. high: 75 low: 49 tuesday: partly cloudy. high: 64 low: 57 wednesday: slight chance of showers. high: 62 low: 45 thursday: chance of showers. high: 61 low: 44 friday: chance of showers.
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decade when it comes to vehicle crashes. now auto and safety experts, including some from the university of iowa, are discussing technology to put that to a stop. and we'll get an update on
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police in riot gear move in. that's next on t-v nine. katie on cam: as we quickly
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be reveling in the thought of an extra hour of precious sleep. unfortunately, when you have kids, that may just mean an earlier wake up call. vo: for children who are dependant on a sleep schedule... a gradual shift in bedtime can make all the difference in a smooth transition. so if your child normally goes to bed at 7.... about a week before daylight savings ends... put her to bed at 7:15.... and let her sleep 15 minutes longer in the morning. the
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and the following night at 7:45. finally you'll put her to bed at 8.. and she'll already be adjusted when the time change takes place. so while it seems complicated, it just means putting the baby down a little later. on cam: for more tips to make mom's life easier, visit momseveryday .com. front crash prevention. blind spot warning. features you can find on new cars today. a group of auto and safety experts, including from the university of iowa, is in washington d-c today. kcrg t-v nine's ted fioraliso looks at how technology could one day make driving safer. 2016 has not been a good year on our nation's highways. it's the deadliest in a decade. 19,000 fatalities - just
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traffic fatalities in the next 30 years." the people in this room say it's a moonshot, but not impossible. they believe advanced driver assistance systems are a solution. some technologies like anti-lock brakes have been around for a while. newer ones like front and rear collision prevention are becoming more common. "the next generation of technologies is really exciting. this is really the first time we can prevent crashes and reduce the severity." of iowa helps educate drivers in 40 different technologies by taking them on test drives and promoting an online resource -- mycardoeswh at.org. "40% of drivers found their cars did something very unexpected and these technologies are still mysterious to them." "the key thing is drivers still need to learn more about these systems." john sullivan of the university of michigan
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changes drivers' behavior. "some questions to raise are: how much do drivers rely on the owners' manual for information about these technologies? how much do they get from test drives with the dealer?" the key for drivers learning and using this technology is to understand it's assistive and not meant to replace a human being. in washington, i'm ted fioraliso. today police started arresting protesters who've camped on private land near the bakken oil pipeline in north dakota. launching an effort to force out the protesters, a day after they refused to leave voluntarily. the operation involves dozens of officers in riot gear, many armed with guns and clubs. they're also using trucks, police cars, military humvees, buses, and aircraft. police have mostly surrounded about 100 protestors who refuse to leave. protestors actually set a small fire earlier today to try to slow authorities. when
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dakota to illinois, including 18 counties in iowa. for one teacher in the cedar rapids school district, this is her first week of work. find out why the district had a teacher start part way through the school year,
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elementary school is noticing higher enrollment for the first time since the 2008 flood. the school added a new kindergarten teacher on monday. the district says it needed that teacher because more students enrolled this fall than it anticipated. kcrg t-v nine's jordee kalk joins us in studio with more. jordee, how many more students does the school have? right now there's 23 more students then they expected this school year. and more students could soon be enrolled, as more families continue to
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kids coloring harrison elementary saw a drastic drop in students after 2008. but now it's starting to recover. the district assigns the number of teachers per school in the spring of each year. the district estimated harrison needed 13 classroom teachers. but a rush of families enrolled this fall. so the district added this kindergarten classroom monday, to help solve overcrowding . the district says this is a good problem to have. "enrollment increases as a district is where you want to be because it increases the amount of funding you get, so obviously it's very positive that we have an increase both at harrison and at the district." the district says its hope is for these new students to stay in cedar rapids throughout high school. the cedar rapids school district's goals are to have no more than 21 students per kindergarten class. adding a new teacher helps the district reach this goal. bruce and beth? thanks jordee.
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it comes to eating their fruits and vegetables. most grow out of it, but there's a chance they may not. "there is this group that if you don't see them growing, if you don't see them, if you don't see them moving ahead in the ways developmentally that they should be then it may be because of that malnourishment and dehydration from being picky." coming up tonight at 6, we look at children who are might even require a doctor's intervention. now here's a look at some of what you'll see at 5:30 on
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might be more than just picky eating. doctors say it could be an and we'll feature iowa congressman dave loebsack ahead of the november eighth election. tonight at 6.
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waterloo police say they're investigating a hate crime, after someone
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schwartz is running for supervisor in black hawk county and found the messages on his yard signs and front door this morning. federal agents have made arrests in an international phone scam that's targeted thousands of people, including some in eastern iowa. authorities made arrests in six states and india. scammers claim to be with the i-r-s, and convince victims to pay them tax money they don't actually owe. let's go back to joe now for a final look at tonight's forecast. thursday was a battle to get rid of tonight a clear sky is expected continuing into the start of our friday. with a southerly flow of air returning to the state the mercury jumps significantly tomorrow with highs in the lower to middle 70s common. quiet weather continues through the weekend with a treat of a day ahead on halloween. have a great night. tonight: mostly clear. wind: s 5-10. low: 45 tomorrow: partly cloudy. breezy and milder. wind: s 15-25. high: 74 thank you for joining us for
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world news with david muir. tonight, breaking news. the new polls just out. as michelle obama joins hillary clinton for the first time on the trail. what they reveal about each other. just as wikileaks reveals major questions about millions made by bill clinton. and donald trump tonight, appearing to surprise even melania. the new video tonight. the deadly six-alarm fire here in new york city. the the major storm hitting. snow, ice, freezing rain from d.c. to philly to new york. the college student accused of sexual assault, and tonight, the list of women. what was allegedly discovered in the book next to his bed. diane sawyer is here tonight. isis in america. one-on-one with the college grad, the star student behind bars. his stunning answer, what drew him to isis. and made in america is back. come with me to the statue of

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